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Address: Schwangau -Ortsteil Hohenschwangau, 87645 Hohenschwangau, Bavaria, Germany
Phone Number: 498362930830
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Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: The yellow Gothic castle in which King Ludwig II spend his childhood.
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We have been there by bike, it was on the road, it was a beautiful discovery. Nice gardens, nice castle, well kept, quite big. We spent 2 hours there, happy to have found it... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We have been there by bike, it was on the road, it was a beautiful discovery. Nice gardens, nice castle, well kept, quite big. We spent 2 hours there, happy to have found it. It's an immersion in the past, into the castle history. I like this every time. If you are going to the Neuschwanstein castle you have to... More 

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Centennial, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Did not go inside, but walked around the grounds. There is a hiking trail that we took and it was well worth it as it brought us to the lake.

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Ardmore, Oklahoma
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Beautiful Castle but the tour is quite expensive for the few rooms open to the public and the guides tend to rush you through. Tour Guides in other castles we visited in Europe gave us more history of the time when the castle was built and the families that built and lived in the castles.

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Geneve
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

The less visited companion to Neuschwanstein castle, with less hassle to get a ticket. guided tours are short, but informative, even if slightly hurried as the next tour follows you around.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

A bit less impressive than the other castle, but you must visit it. You will enter in the history, observing how the lived and the rooms of this amazing family. You can't visit the other if you haven't visited this. It's a must.

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

We visited the castles as part of a tour of Bavaria. We did hohenschwangau at 10:35 and then Neuschwanstein at 13:35. They are both beautiful and you have to go even if just the once. We booked our tickets prior to travelling online and had no wait time at all when we arrived at 9:35 to collect. Parking was easy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

Unlike Neuschwanstein, Hohenschwangau is a castle where the royal bavarian family actually lived in. During the guided tour, you will visit several nicely decorated rooms. The tours to Hohenschwangau are not as overcrowded as those to Neuschwanstein. If you only want to visit Hohenschwangau, you can skip the long waiting line at the ticket boot, and proceed to the queue... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

It is around 15 minute-walk from the exit of Neuschwanstein Castle. The trip around the castle itself may take around 30 minutes without entering it. What interested me more on my visit was the lake surrounding it. I wish I had had more time to walk around the lake.

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

I loved the whole area and everything it had to offer. I only regret not having more time there and I hope to go back one day. So much history and so many things to see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

While this castle isn't as impressive as Neuschwanstein the information on the tour is almost better and gives a better context into Neuschwanstein. This tour is also short (about 30 minutes) which is a shame because there are many questions people may want to ask. The walk up isn't nearly as long (20 minutes maybe). If you came all the... More 

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